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treat
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 13
1. A parley; a conference.
3. That which affords entertainment; a gratification; a satisfaction; as, the concert was a rich treat.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To give a gratuitous entertainment, esp. of food or drink, as a compliment.
2. To discourse; to handle a subject in writing or speaking; to make discussion; - usually with of; as, Cicero treats of old age and of duties.
3. To negotiate; to come to terms of accommodation; - often followed by with; as, envoys were appointed to treat with France.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To handle; to manage; to use; to bear one's self toward; as, to treat prisoners cruelly; to treat children kindly.
2. To discourse on; to handle in a particular manner, in writing or speaking; as, to treat a subject diffusely.
4. To negotiate; to settle; to make terms for.
5. To care for medicinally or surgically; to manage in the use of remedies or appliances; as, to treat a disease, a wound, or a patient.
6. To subject to some action; to apply something to; as, to treat a substance with sulphuric acid.
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